This type of necklace with a pendant in the shape of a lock was given to Chinese children, so they would be ‘locked’ to life.
1. Large silver pendant decorated in enamel with two hares. The back with good fortune text. 7,5 x 5 cm. ( wear to the enamel)
2. Lock pendant decorated on both sides with flags and good fortune text. 6,5 x 4,5 cm. ( age wear). With mark.
3. Lock pendant with mythical beasts and floral pattern. The back with good fortune text. 5 x 3,5 cm.
4. Small pendant with floral decoration and text. 4 x 2,5 cm. ( dents and wear). With mark.
Total weight 101 gr.
Provenance: Dutch private collection.